Acclimatise heads to New York Climate Week

Acclimatise heads to New York Climate Week

Next week, marks the return of Climate Week NYC, The Climate Group’s week-long events programme providing a space for businesses, states, cities and the whole diverse frontier of global climate action to come together. Run in coordination with the United Nation’s Climate Action Summit, Climate Week, running from 22nd-29th September brings leading organisations around the world together in an effort to extend action far and wide outside of the UN building and New York City.

Acclimatise’s Robin Hamaker-Taylor will be in attendance at a number of events involving banks and investors. Find out where you can meet and greet Robin (below), and make sure to speak to her about our analytical toolkits and services for commercial banks and investors:

23 September

10:00 – 13:00 Driving Change, Realising Impacts: Implementing the Principles for Responsible Banking: The pinnacle of this high-level event will be the signing by CEOs of their bank’s commitment to the Principles for Responsible Banking.  

16:30 – 19:00 TCFD Good Practice Handbook Launch: a celebration of the publication of the TCFD Good Practice Handbook. Keynote speakers on climate risk disclosure and accelerating the transition to a low carbon economy will be in attendance.  

17:00 – 21:00 Sustainable Future Forum: organised by Sparknews and BNP Paribas, mixing inspirational speeches, high level panel discussions, and networking sessions for a discussion on climate change.

24 September

08:30-11:00 GARI Working Group Meeting: Recap of the Finance for Adaptation Solutions & Technologies Roundtable (FASTR) event during London Climate Week and discuss the operationalisation of the GARI working group. Will also discuss what priorities and activities you believe should be the focus of GARI’s 2020 agenda.  

13:30 – 18:30 Financing a Sustainable Future: Speakers will include Patrick J. Burke, CEO, HSBC Bank USA, leading a conversation with C-suite leaders on how to make sustainability a priority from the top, and remarks from Samir Assaf, CEO, Global Banking and Markets.

17:30 – 20:00 Water: The Ultimate Climate Risk: Water, Wall Street & Climate Change investigate the risks and opportunities rising global temperatures will have on our water supplies.

18:00 – 20:00 Climate Risk & Stakeholder Expectations: Explores communicating a firm’s approach to managing climate risk.

25 September

09:30 – 17:30 Sustainable Investment Forum (SIF) North America: The Forum will welcome over 350 attendees, including asset owners and managers, banks, development institutions, policymakers, think tanks and NGOs, looking to drive the sustainability agenda. The Forum is the number one meeting place during Climate NYC for the sustainable finance community.

17:00 – 19:00 Smart Climate Data for Greater Impact: A one hour event designed to educate investors, asset owners and indexers about strategies to build climate risk resilient investment strategies.

26 September

08:30 – 12:00 Embracing a Climate Risk Mindset: Technical approach to managing climate risk by demonstrating effective corporate disclosure and risk management practices  

14:00 – 18:30 Climate Week NYC 2019: Quantifying Climate Risk: A S&P Global Perspective: Join S&P Global on Thursday Sept 26, 2019 for an essential series of discussions related to climate risk, and the evolving importance of leveraging data to find solutions. Hear from industry experts from S&P Global Ratings, Indices, Platts, and Trucost, as well as investment management and corporate senior executives, as they discuss relative analysis on ESG and Climate Risk.

27 September

10:00 – 17:00 Marketplace of the Future: an expo showcasing 50 start-ups that operate with sustainable supply chains, give-back models, and social benefit at their core.


Cover photo by Emiliano Bar on Unsplash.

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